Anne Ingeborg Myhr

Title: Director
Phone: +47 77 64 46 42
Mobile: +47 95 42 90 15
E-mail: anne.myhr@genok.no

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Anne Ingeborg Myhr is Director at GenØk – Centre for Biosafety. She holds a Master’s degree (civil engineer) in Biotechnology from NTNU, Trondheim, and a PhD from the Institute of Medical Biology at the University of Tromsø. She has many years experience in project leadership, has supervised postdocs/ PhDs and master students. Her main experience is within risk governance of GMOs and on ethical, social and legal aspects (ELSA) related to genetic engineering. During the past years new research has been extended to include responsible research and innovation of emerging biotechnologies including genome-editing and synthetic biology. She is member of the Research Council of Norway Board on Food, Environment and Bioresources, the Biotechnology Advisory Board, the Norwegian Board of Technology and the National Commission for the Investigation of Scientific Misconduct. Internationally she has been involved in various issues related to GMOs including an EU expert-working group on GMO monitoring and socio-economic issues under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.